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Thank you for visiting the Hammond Institute, as we appreciate your interest in our ongoing events and activities.

We’ll round out the summer months with this FREE networking event:

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9 – 6-8 p.m.

Introduction to Networking for Entrepreneurs
DK Annex
2727 South Jefferson Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63118

. Door Open at 5:30 p.m. – appetizers and soft drinks served
. Resource Fair: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
. Opening Remarks: 6:30-6:45 p.m.
. Connector Activity: 6:45-7:15 p.m.
. Networking Session: 7:15-7:45 p.m.

Featuring the following Entrepreneurship and Re-entry Resource Fair Participants:

. Gateway Venture Mentoring Services
. Balsa Foundation
. Connections to Success
. Grace Hill Women’s Business Center
. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
. Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
. St. Louis Public Library
. Social Synergy Project
. Venture Café

Event sponsored by:

. The Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise
. justine PETERSEN
. Social Synergy Project


Look for additional topics of interest this fall, including:


The Causes of Mass Incarceration


. Douglas Husak, Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University
Overcriminalization – The Limits of the Criminal Law

Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room
Spellmann Center (Facility #17 - See Campus Map)
Doors Open – 6:30 p.m.
Program Begins – 7:00 p.m.


H.F. Langenberg Memorial Speaker Series


Michael Munger, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Director, Duke PPE Program, Duke University
Tomorrow 3.0:  the new sharing economy

Missouri Athletic Club - West Clubhouse
1777 Des Peres Road
Town & Country, MO  63131

Doors Open – 5:30 p.m.
Program Begins – 6:00 p.m.

FALL 2017

Business Ethics Panel

Date/Time/Panelists TBA
(Panel Discussion + Q&A)
Dunseth Auditorium in Harmon Hall
(Building #8 – See Campus Map)

Local community leaders, faculty, staff and students will have an opportunity to attend an informative, engaging panel discussion highlighting real-life ethical dilemmas experienced by local business professionals. Q&A portion of the event will focus on feedback from panelists, including their firsthand, personal approach to resolution. Panel discussion moderated by John Clark, President and CEO of Masterclock.

Event sponsored by the Liberty & Ethics Center at the Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise in partnership with the St. Charles Rotary Club.


You can also follow the Hammond Institute on social media:
Facebook:   Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise at Lindenwood
YouTube:    John W. Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise

Or tune in for our quick takes on the various issues of the day. Free Market Minutes currently air on FM NewsTalk 97.1


Past events

Stephen Moore, Grover Norquist, Ralph Nader, and George Will were just some of the speakers we've had in to talk about Cronyism, Capitalism and Prosperity, Free Speech, Criminal Justice Reform, and more!

Information and videos
Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301